iPod and iTunes For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 25, 2009 - Computers - 408 pages
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A fun and friendly book-and-DVD package gets the music started! As Apple's bestselling gadget, the iPod is much more than just a digital music player. It allows you to surf the web, rent movies or buy songs, send and receive e-mail, get directions, store photos, watch videos, keep a calendar, play games, and more. iTunes imports music, videos, and podcasts; creates playlists; burns CDs; syncs with iPod; plays music through your home stereo; and much more. Needless to say, a lot of exciting possibilities exist with iTunes and the iPod--and this book-and-DVD package helps you figure it all out! As the newest edition of a perennial bestseller, this guide is written by a veteran For Dummies author who makes every topic easy to understand. The DVD features 90 minutes of step-by-step video instructions that show you how to set up your iPod, import music into iTunes, set up an account at the iTunes Store, create playlists, sync your iPod, and much more. Get more bang for your buck with this book-and-DVD package and get the most up to date information on iTunes and the iPod Features a 90-minute instructional DVD that walks you through the most important menus, screens, and tasks you'll encounter when getting started with your iPod and iTunes Introduces the different iPod models and shows you how to shop at the iTunes store, add music tracks from a CD to your iTunes library, play content in iTunes, and set up playlists Explains how to share content from your iTunes library, manage photos and videos, synchronize devices with iTunes, update and troubleshoot, and more Get in tune with all that iPod & iTunes has to offer with this book!

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User Review  - jewelpc - Overstock.com

The "...For Dummies..." books are excellent in most subject areas - I would recommend them to all! The book was delivered on time and in great condition. Overstock .com is 2nd to none - ESPECIALLY ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brent Barnard - Goodreads

Pretty good, but of course it's rather outdated the minute it gets published. Still, it's a start. Read full review


Conventions Used in ThisBook
Firing Up Your iPod and iPhone
Setting Up iTunes and Your iPod and iPhone
Putting Your Finger onIt Tapping Your iPodtouch or iPhone
Theres No Time Like the Right Time On an iPod touch or iPhone
Using theiPod nano pedometer Setting the Passcode for Your Lock
FillingUp Your Empty
Browsing and subscribing to podcasts
Adding and Editing Information in iTunes
Playing Contentin iTunes Changing the Computers Output Volume Adjusting the soundon a
Organizing iTunes Content with Playlists
Creating asmart playlist Editing a smart playlist Adding a Touch of Genius
The Songs Remain the Same
Everythings Coming Up Videos
Your Pocket Picture Player
Touching the Online World

Into theSync withiTunes
Syncing Mail Calendars Contacts and Bookmarks
Syncing Your Personal InfoUsing iTunes
Searching Browsing and Sorting in iTunes
The Postman Always Beeps Once
Ten Steps to Recovery
Ten Tangible Tips

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Tony Bove has written more than two dozen computer books, including all editions of iPod & iTunes For Dummies. Tony is also a professional musician. He blogs and offers tips about iPods, iPhones, iTunes, and the iLife applications at www.tonybove.com.

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